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Compliance Staff Directory
7/22/2014

Bahnsen, Bo.jpgBo Bahnsen, Sr. Associate Athletics Director - Compliance/Planning

After five years in the Ticket Office, Bahnsen - entering his 32nd year in the LSU Athletics Department - returned to the Compliance Office in 2009.

From late 2003 to 2009, Bahnsen served as the Associate AD for Internal Relations, overseeing the Ticket Office and all customer service operations.

Prior to December 2003, Bahnsen's primary responsibility for the previous 14 years was as the head of LSU's Compliance Office. In 1989, he was named Assistant AD for Compliance. He was promoted to an Associate AD title in 1996.

In 1982, Bahnsen became an Administrative Assistant for Men's Basketball, where he worked for five years before moving into athletics administration as Director of Purchasing and Travel for two years. In July 1987, Bahnsen became the Administrative Assistant to the AD, overseeing Purchasing and Travel Operations.

A native of Wharton, TX, Bahnsen earned his Bachelor's degree in physical education from LSU in 1982.

Contact Bahnsen at 225-578-3892 or at bbahnse@lsu.edu.

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 Blair NapolitanoAssistant Athletics Director/Compliance 

Napolitano is entering her tenth year in the LSU Compliance Office.

In her current role, Napolitano is responsible for initial eligibility. She also assists with student-athlete housing and financial aid, as well as rules interpretations.

In October 2009, Napolitano was promoted to Director of Compliance after serving as Compliance Coordinator since December 2005.

A native of Baton Rouge, LA, Napolitano earned her Bachelor's degree in kinesiology from LSU in 2005. She later received her Master's degree in Business Administration from LSU in August 2010.

Contact Napolitano at 225-578-3891 or blair@lsu.edu.

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 Napolitano, Blair.jpgMatt Jakoubek, Director of Compliance

Jakoubek is entering his second year in the LSU Compliance Office.

 In his current role, Jakoubek is responsible for supervision of all agent and advisor activities, as well as rules education and rules interpretations. He also serves as the staff liaison for NCAA and SEC waivers and monitors playing and practice seasons.

 Prior to LSU, Jakoubek served as Compliance Coordinator at  the University of Rhode Island for two and a half years and as a Compliance Intern at Colorado State University for two years.

 A native of Garner, IA, Jakoubek earned his Bachelor's degree in general studies from the University of  Northern Iowa in 2005. He later received his Master's degree in Education with an emphasis on Athletic Administrator from Northcentral University in December 2010.

 Contact Jakoubek at 225-578-4100 or mjakoubek@lsu.edu

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 Taylor Jacobs, Compliance Coordinator
 
Jacobs is entering her first year in the LSU Compliance Office.
 

In her current role, Jacobs is responsible for official/unofficial visits, student-athlete appearances and tryouts.  She also assists with initial eligiblity and autograph requests, as well as occasional meals.

Prior to LSU, Jacobs served as the Recruiting Coordinator Auburn University.  

A native of Dallas, TX, Jacobs earned her Bachelor's degree in Communications from Auburn University in 2012.  She later received her Master's degree in Higher Education and Sport Management from Auburn University in 2013. 

Contact Jacobs at 225-578-0990 or tjacobs@lsu.edu  

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  Keenan Johns, Compliance Coordinator 

Johns is entering his first year in the LSU Compliance Office.

In his current role, Johns is responsible for institutional financial aid agreements, disbursement of student-athlete opportunity fund and preparing National Letters of Intent.  Additionally, he will assist in the collection of outside scholarships and off-campus housing of student-athletes..

Prior to LSU, Johns served as the Compliance Coordinator before being promoted to Acting Director at Northern Arizona University.  Johns also spent time at the University of Louisville as a Compliance Intern and Student-Athlete Tutor.
 
A native of Seattle, WA, Johns earned his B.A. in English Literature from the University of Washington in 2010.  He later received his M.S. in Sports
Administration from the University of Louisville in 2012. 
 

Contact Johns at 225-578-5465 or keenanj@lsu.edu